Dominique Jando performed as a clown with Paris legendary Cirque Médrano and has written prolifically on circus history, including the recently acclaimed book The Circus: 1870-1950. He reflects on his experience of circus life and invites audience members to participate in an interactive discussion. The talk is followed by a panel discussion with Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® circus performers: hair hanging woman Andrea Ayala-Raffo, clown eccentric Tom Dougherty, and ringmaster Chuck Wagner. The discussion is moderated by Circus Historical Society president Richard Flint.

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